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Baseball manager's rectal exam
Fri, 07/25/2014 - 2:19pm
The General Manager for a baseball team got a prostate exam in the press box while singing to the crowd before a game.
Drops 100 pounds 'marathon' style
Fri, 07/25/2014 - 2:07pm
When Nicole Durham finally decided it was time to lose weight, she knew she had a long way to go. See her amazing transformation:
This won't be the AIDS-free generation
Fri, 07/25/2014 - 1:57pm
In the United States, 26% of all new HIV infections are among young people ages 13 to 24. Yet only 1 in 5 high school students is tested for HIV.
Sleep deprived? Beware false memories
Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:36am
Parents believe their obese kids are healthy, sleep deprivation can make your brain slip and other things we learned this week.
CDC reopens TB lab
Fri, 07/25/2014 - 8:58am
A lab crucial to diagnosing cases of drug-resistant tuberculosis at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reopened, according to the CDC.
Technology lets ALS sufferers speak
Fri, 07/25/2014 - 8:26am
Many ALS sufferers fear losing their ability to speak, but a new technology may allow them to keep their voice.
Spanking's effect on kids' brains
Fri, 07/25/2014 - 7:31am
Researchers say physical punishment actually alters the brain -- not only in an "I'm traumatized!" kind of way, but also in an "I literally have less gray matter in my brain!" kind of way.
Healthy skin on a budget
Fri, 07/25/2014 - 7:30am
CNN's Holly Firfer tells us how we can have healthy, youthful skin on a budget.
Training for your first triathlon? 4 common Qs
Fri, 07/25/2014 - 7:28am
Tackling your first triathlon? Even the best triathletes in the world started somewhere -- and made their share of rookie mistakes.
5 things to know about Alzheimer's
Fri, 07/25/2014 - 7:21am
Approximately 44 million people live with dementia worldwide, according to the Alzheimer's Association. By 2050, that number is expected to more than triple to 115 million.
Ebola doctor gets Ebola
Fri, 07/25/2014 - 7:21am
A doctor who has played a key role in fighting the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone is infected with the deadly disease.
Study: Obamacare gave 10 million health insurance
Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:57am
About 10.3 million Americans gained health coverage this year, primarily as a result of the Affordable Care Act, according to a study by the federal government and Harvard University.
More stores affected by fruit recall
Thu, 07/24/2014 - 8:38am
Bought fruit at Costco, Trader Joe's, Kroger or Walmart recently? Contamination concerns at a packing plant have stores clearing their shelves.
Train like a lady lumberjack
Thu, 07/24/2014 - 7:18am
Shana Verstegen started logrolling when she was 7. The sport has made her a six-time world champion and given her six-pack abs.
Abuse-deterrent painkiller approved
Thu, 07/24/2014 - 7:17am
In the painkiller world, oxycodone and naloxone will seem like strange bedfellows. Oxycodone is a powerful painkiller, while naloxone is used to reverse painkiller overdose.
Overweight kids don't see it
Wed, 07/23/2014 - 3:35pm
CNN's Andy Rose tells us that most overweight children don't perceive themselves that way.
Recall on peaches, plums
Wed, 07/23/2014 - 2:06pm
Costco, Trader Joe's, Kroger and Walmart recall recalls peaches, nectarines, plums and pluots.
CDC lab director resigns after anthrax incident
Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:55pm
The head of the bioterror lab involved in potentially exposing dozens of workers to deadly anthrax bacteria has resigned.
What Obamacare court decisions mean for you
Wed, 07/23/2014 - 9:49am
Two U.S. appeals courts have issued conflicting rulings on Obamacare subsidies. Check out this FAQ.
5 myths about the urge to 'go'
Wed, 07/23/2014 - 7:29am
Even though urinary incontinence affects about 25 million Americans and there are many treatment options to improve symptoms, talking about the often unexpected and always urgent need "to go" is still taboo, even with your doctor.
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